Statement by Ambassador Farukh Amil, Permanent Representative of Pakistan during the Clustered Interactive Dialogue with the Special Rapporteur on the rights of indigenous people and the Expert mechanism on the rights of indigenous people – (36th Session of Human Rights Council) – 19 September2017

Mr. President, We thank both the Special Rapporteur as well as the Expert mechanism on the rights of indigenous people for the presentation of their reports. We consider that all basic human rights are inalienable, indivisible and interdependent and must be equally guaranteed for all for ensuring ‘Human Dignity’. The constitution of Pakistan guarantees fundamental…

Statement by Ambassador Farukh Amil, Permanent Representative of Pakistan under general debate Agenda item 4 (36th Session of Human Rights Council) 19 September 2017

Mr. Vice President,      Does the Human Rights Council even care what is going n in Indian Occupied Jammu and Kashmir? Will it remain a silent spectator, just to hear speeches? Fortunately not all are silent. Some have spines. Even Indian Human Rights activists are appalled. Aakar Patel at ‘Losing Sight in Kashmir’ said: “True, denial of…

Statement by Ambassador Farukh Amil, Permanent Representative of Pakistan on behalf of OIC under general debate Agenda item 4 (36th Session of Human Rights Council) 19 September 2017

Mr. President,    On behalf of OIC Member States, I want to bring to the attention of the Council Human Rights situations of serious concern for the group, many of which have already been highlighted by the group in its statements in the general debates of Agenda Items 2 and 3. OIC would reiterate that ‘Islamophobia’…